THE ALCOVE CAFE CELEBRATES TEN YEARS IN LOS FELIZ

    THE ALCOVE CAFE CELEBRATES TEN YEARS IN LOS FELIZ HOLLYWOOD(Spiritsman)7/27/14/–The Alcove Cafe is a very popular spot in Los Feliz that is celebrating ten years in business, and it is in fact three separate ventures under one umbrella. There is the restaurant itself, the BIG BAR and a chocolate company that has recently been started by […]

Mari Vanna Los Angeles Hosts Star-Studded One Year Anniversary Party

Michael Hepworth   Mari Vanna Los Angeles Hosts Star-Studded One Year Anniversary Party Los Angeles, Calif.(Spiritsman)7/26/14/ – Last night, over 200 Angelenos and VIPs turned out for Mari Vanna LA’s one year anniversary party. Owner Tatiana Brunetti was joined by high profile attendees such as Alfred Molina, Omar Miller, Max Azria, Clifton Collins Jr., Leslie David Baker, Jeff Rice, Chris Williams and more to celebrate the […]

SCHRAMSBERG SPARKLING WINES AND THE POLITICAL CONNECTION

SCHRAMSBERG SPARKLING WINES AND THE POLITICAL CONNECTION   Michael Hepworth  Hail To the Chief  HOLLYWOOD(Spiritsman)7/16/14/–Schramsberg Wines are based in Calistoga, California, and the relatively high end.Winery has been family owned since 1965 at the original estate started by German Immigrant Jacob Schram in 1862. Interestingly at that time their were 21 wineries. In Napa Valley utilizing less […]

A BEER DRINKERS GUIDE TO ENJOY KNOWING AND ENJOYING FINE WINE

A BEER DRINKERS GUIDE TO ENJOY KNOWING AND ENJOYING FINE WINE WORLDS BEST COCKTAILS   By Michael Hepworth Hollywood(Spiritsman)7/12/14/–I always thought that beer drinkers were equally as fascinated with wine, but apparently Many do not know the first thing about it. Hence the book by author Jim Laughren, Certified Wine Educator and President of WineHead […]

A TALE OF TWO RUMS-PILAR AND PRIVATEER

    A TALE OF TWO RUMS-PILAR AND PRIVATEER BOTH RUMS STEEPED IN HISTORY Michael Hepworth HOLLYWOOD(Spiritsman)7/7/14/–There are two new rums on the market called Pilar and Privateer, and both have an interesting tale to tell. First of all Pilar is actually called Papa’s Pilar, and is named after Ernest Hemmingway’s constant companion and muse, […]